Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS)

  • Pulmonary Critical Care Nurse Practitioner OR Physician Assistant

    Job Location US-NY-Middletown
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/8/2019 12:26 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-18052
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Employed Physician
    Shift Type
    7 - Variable Start Time
    If Other - Shift Slot
    Variable shifts
    FTE
    1
    Normal Working Schedule
    Variable shifts
    Campus
    Orange Regional Medical Center
  • Overview

    Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) is a nonprofit corporation located in Middletown, NY, and is the parent company for Orange Regional and Catskill Regional Medical Centers. It provides specialty services and medical programs to nearly 450,000 residents in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region and has 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members. It is one of the largest health care providers in the area, with three hospital campuses and several outpatient facilities. Orange Regional Medical Group (ORMG) and Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) are new and growing multi-specialty, hospital-supported group medical practices with Board-certified Doctors, Board-certified Nurse Practitioners and Board-certified Advanced Practice Professionals providing outpatient and inpatient care servicing Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and beyond.  The region affords the charm and warmth of the suburbs with good schools, low taxes and a diverse community while offering a broad selection of world-class culture, shopping, restaurants, sporting venues, and entertainment for your leisure  just a short distance from New York City.

     

    Orange Regional Medical Center has begun construction on an exciting new 153,000 square foot, five-story physician office building and a 26,000 square foot, single-story cancer center at the hospital’s main campus. When completed in the fall of 2016, the $99 million project will help relocate many outpatient services currently provided at other off-campus locations into new, state-of-the-art buildings on the existing 73-acre hospital campus in Middletown. Both new buildings will be patient-centered healing environments incorporating all the latest technology and amenities for patients and families.

    Responsibilities

    Nurse Practitioner 

     

    The Critical Care Nurse Practitioner position is primarily focused on clinical management of Intensive Care Patients, favorable impact on quality of care and is responsible to oversee the total care of the Critical Care and I.C.U. patient.  The Critical Care Nurse Practitioner provides treatment of illness under the supervision of a physician who has Medical Staff privileges and who is continuously available, when necessary, to provide guidance, observation and  direction (or provide alternate consultation when requested).  Critical Care Nurse Practitioners will function in all areas of the MICU & SICU care, step-down unit, outpatient clinic, office practice and other areas designated.  The Critical Care Nurse Practitioner will use a variety of skills to educate, consult and manage the Intensive and Critical Care patient population and assist the patient/family, the patient care team and physicians.   He or she will work collaboratively with the health care team including Pulmonary, Trauma, Intensivist and Surgery physicians, anesthesiologists, other physicians involved in the critical care or surgery patient care units, nurses, case management, physical and occupational therapy and with any other departments affecting the care of the Critical Care patient.   This Nurse Practitioner will act as a clinical educator working with staff on relevant competencies, and advanced practice skills as deemed necessary and at the direction of the supervising physician.  They will work with the Intensivists to implement necessary medical aspects of care including discharges and pain management.  The Critical Care Physician’s Assistant will use these skills to affect a quality patient experience.

     

    Physician Assistant

     

    The Critical Care Physician Assistant’s position is primarily focused on clinical management of Intensive Care Patients, favorable impact on quality of care and is responsible to oversee the total care of the Critical Care and I.C.U. patient’s including bedside procedures, surgical assisting and treatment of illness under the supervision of a physician who has Medical Staff privileges who is continuously available, when necessary, to provide guidance, observation and  direction (or provide alternate consultation when requested).  Critical Care Physician Assistants will function in all areas of the MICU & SICU care, step-down unit, outpatient clinic, office practice and other areas designated.  The Critical Care Physician Assistant will use a variety of skills to educate, consult and manage the Intensive and Critical Care patient population and assist the patient/family, the patient care team and physicians.   He or she will work collaboratively with the health care team including Pulmonary, Trauma, Intensivist and Surgery physicians, anesthesiologists, other physicians involved in the critical care or surgery patient care units, nurses, case management, physical and occupational therapy and with any other departments affecting the care of the Critical Care patient.   This Physician’s Assistant will act as a clinical educator working with staff on relevant competencies, new procedures and advanced practice skills as deemed necessary and at the direction of the supervising physician.  They will work with the Intensivists to implement necessary medical aspects of care including discharges and pain management.  The Critical Care Physician’s Assistant will use these skills to affect a quality patient experience.

     

    Qualifications

    Nurse Practitioner

     

    Current Nurse Practitioners Licensure in New York State

    Graduate of an Accredited Nurse Practitioners Program with Critical Care experience preferred

    Current, unrestricted and valid D.E.A. Registration

    Successful completion and maintenance of ANCC or the AANP Certification

    Collaborative Practice Agreement with the Medical Director of the Critical Care Program or their designee within the scope of practice of such supervising physician

    Current BLS and ACLS Certifications.  ATLS & PALS preferred.

     

    WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is primarily indoors with exposure to various nursing unit and/or patient care elements. Travel to outside facilities is possible.

     

     

    Physician Assistant

     

    Current Physician’s Assistant Licensure in New York State

    Graduate of an Accredited Physician’s Assistant Program with Completion of Critical Care residency preferred

    Current, unrestricted and valid D.E.A. Registration

    Successful completion and maintenance of National Commission on Certification of PA’s

    Supervising Practice Agreement with the Medical Director of the Critical Care Program or their designee within the scope of practice of such supervising physician

    Current BLS and ACLS Certifications.  ATLS & PALS preferred.

     

    WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is primarily indoors with exposure to various nursing unit and/or patient care elements. Travel to outside facilities is possible.

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